Nikos Salingaros

Nikos A. Salingaros is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas in San Antonio, as well as a noted architectural theorist and urbanist and a consultant on biophilic design and human-scale urbanism. He is co-winner of the 2018 Clem Labine Award from Traditional Building magazine.

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Space is experienced positively only when it is coherent: Campus design, part 8

Open space will be used when we feel that it encloses us with a semi-permeable, welcoming perimeter. The design of successful urban space therefore relies predominantly on human psychological responses.
NIKOS SALINGAROSAUG. 6, 2018
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‘Walkabout’ design with human sensors: Campus design, part 4

A revolutionary method of direct human responses to imagined forms, performed on the actual site, reveals a vast amount of useful design information not otherwise available.
NIKOS SALINGAROSJUN. 13, 2018
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Avoiding planned isolation: Campus design, part 3

Author’s note: This is the third in a series of ten essays that present innovative techniques for designing and repairing a corporate or university campus. These tools combine New Urbanist principles with Alexandrian design methods. Traditional...
NIKOS SALINGAROSMAY. 30, 2018